Migrants and their languages are the lifeblood of successful global cities. To coincide with the publication of their book, Multilingual Sydney, an expert panel will address two questions. What is the value of languages in a multicultural city? How can we nurture our language heritage for the future prosperity of the city?
William Macarthur played an important role in the emergence of science for industry. Born in NSW in 1800, Macarthur’s many interests, whether classing wool, making wine or classifying eucalypts, led him to connect with a community of international thinkers transcending the politics of nation states: the so-called empire of science.